Peterborough

Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has been selected to receive the Wells College Alumnae and Alumni Award for 2016. She is a member of the class of 1958. Rosaly’s Garden in Peterborough, which Bass founded in 1973, is the state’s oldest and largest certified organic farm, with 25 acres under cultivation. Bass’s farming experience and philosophy took root on the farm she grew up on in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. Her mother was a devoted organic gardener because she believed this approach was healthier for people …

Peterborough: Medical pot plant size slows process

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Registration for the company certified to grow medical marijuana here has been delayed as the firm prepares its facility, which is more than twice the size of any other in the state, said its CEO. “Our facility is the largest by far in the state,” said John Glowik of Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Hampshire. “In the long run, we …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to Monadnock Community Hospital. She was treated for a head injury and released, said Peterborough Police …

Viewpoint: Let’s consider Bernie Sanders’ record

Monday, February 1, 2016

Knowledgeable people say whoever is elected our president should have personal experience of being in an executive role at some time and on some level in his or her professional or political career. This matters because the president must wisely recruit a competent staff, visionary Cabinet members, and …

Letter: Who you vote for matters

Monday, February 1, 2016

To the editor: I have been canvassing for Hillary Clinton because I think she’ll make the best president of all candidates — Democrat or Republican. She has extensive experience — in terms of depth and breadth as well as domestic and international; she’s intelligent; she’s been fighting for …

Letter: My vote is for Bernie Sanders

Thursday, January 28, 2016

To the editor: There are many candidates running in the presidential election who hope to win your support. I have decided to support Bernie Sanders. I hope you will too. Sen. Sanders is someone I believe in. He is not beholden to anyone, only the American people. I …

Letter: My experience with Trump

Monday, February 1, 2016

To the editor: It takes a lot of effort to endure the Presidential Primaries in New Hampshire. I’d rather not mention the number of times family dinners have been interrupted by inconsiderate wannabe politicians. As your opinion columns and editorials have pointed out in comprehensive fashion: Each candidate …

Letter: Right to petition government

Monday, February 1, 2016

To the editor: Dear Greenfield Residents, As town meeting and budget season are upon us, you may have heard about several petitions that are circulating around town with the intention of promoting transparency in our town government. Whether the subject matter is something you support or reject, I …

Letter: On the bobcat season proposal

Monday, February 1, 2016

To the editor: N.H. Fish and Game Commission, As a hunter, fisherman and member of the Rindge Conservation Commission, I strongly object to the proposed bobcat hunting season. I don’t believe the number of bobcats in the state justify a hunting season. If they were a nuisance or …

Letter: There’s no need for bobcat season

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

To the editor: It is baffling that the New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission is proposing a season for hunting and trapping bobcats, seemingly only because the population has rebounded just enough that it “could sustain modest harvest.” So when an animal population begins to recover from being …

Letter: Dump fees can be paid in cash

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

To the editor: I would like to respond to Mr. Sadler and his letter on Hancock’s new dump rule. Had he bothered to read the whole article, he would have learned that we do accept cash for the fees at the dump. All one has to do is …

Peterborough / Wilton: Airbnb launches 15-year-old’s career

Monday, February 1, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — When Alex Pollard was 12, he didn’t spend his weekends playing Little League baseball or having sleepovers. He hosted, in his beach-side home outside of San Francisco, guests who hailed from all over the world. “I …

Police investigating text threats made against ConVal students and staff

Monday, February 1, 2016

Police are investigating some alleged threats directed at a few students and staff at ConVal High School. “The subjects responsible for these threats have been identified and they are not presently attending school in the district,” said Superintendent …